First United Methodist Church, 305 W. Henderson St. in Jefferson, will celebrate its 175th anniversary today and Sunday. A community catfish dinner is set for 5 p.m. today. Cost is $12 for adults and $6 for children under 6. A special service will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, followed by a fried chicken dinner. Guest speaker: The Rev. Scott Jones of the Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. For information, call (903) 665-3268.

Zion Hill Baptist Church, 2504 Hynson Springs Road in Marshall, will celebrate its 126th church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Special guest: The Rev. James Russell. For information, call (903) 935-6856.

Perry Clay Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 3704 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Longview, will have its annual church anniversary service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guests: The Rev. Luther L. Turner Jr. and the Holy Truth Ministries family of Longview. For information, call (903) 938-6853.

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 1919 Hut Horton Road in Hallsville, will celebrate its 148th anniversary with a family and friends service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker: The Rev. D.J. Nelson of Friendship Baptist Church in Longview. For information, call (903) 668-2043.

Restoration Missionary Baptist Church, 2229 Mobberly Ave. in Longview, will have its third church anniversary celebration service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker: The Rev. James Johnson of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Tyler. For information, call (903) 720-5858.

Sherman Chapel Baptist Church, 7967 U.S. 259 N. in Longview, will celebrate the Rev. Charles McCoy’s 12th pastoral anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guests: The Rev. Paul Body and the Collier’s Chapel Baptist Church family of Karnack. For information, call (903) 663-2616.

Miles Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 704 Frances St. in Marshall, will have its annual stewardess day celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday. Guest speaker: The Rev. Mae Carter of Marshall. For information, call (903) 938-4756.

Galilee Baptist Church, 415 Galilee Road in Hallsville, will have the Longview City Ushers 31st City Convention at 7 p.m. nightly Monday and Tuesday. The annual address will be given Tuesday by The Rev. V.L. Rockmore of Union Grove First Baptist Church in Easton; area ushers are encouraged to attend. The L.B. Swifty Davis Banquet will be at 4 p.m. May 25. Guest speaker: The Rev. Bertrand Bailey Jr. of New Greenwood Baptist Church in Greenwood, Louisiana. For information, call (903) 445-3729.

The Marshall Ministerial Alliance invites seniors from all area high schools, charter schools and home schools as well as friends, family and youth groups to a baccalaureate service at 7 p.m. Thursday at Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 501 Indian Springs Road in Marshall. Music: Marshall High School fine arts department. Speaker: The Rev. Linda Purdie, First Baptist Church of Marshall.

Faith Missionary Baptist Church, 1607 Madam Queen St. in Marshall, will observe its 20th church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. May 26. Special guests: Rev. Charles Tutt and Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church. For information, call (903) 935-8055.

Mount Olive Baptist Church, 306 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Longview, will have its annual men’s day service at 10:30 a.m. and the Mighty Male Voices musical at 6 p.m. May 26. Guest speaker: The Rev. Fred Rusk of Golden Hill Baptist Church. For information, call (903) 746-4078.

Galilee Baptist Church, 415 Galilee Road in Hallsville, will celebrate its 129th church anniversary at 3 p.m. May 26. Special guests: The Rev. Damien Reese and the St. Paul Baptist Church family of Longview. For information, call (903) 445-3729.

Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1327 E. Cotton St. in Longview, will celebrate the Rev. J.H. Creal Sr.’s 31st pastoral anniversary at 3 p.m. May 26. Guest speaker: The Rev. V.L. Rockmore of Union Grove First Baptist Church in Easton. For information, call (903) 758-8649.

East Mount Olive District Association, presents “Bowling with the Moderator” from 4 to 6 p.m. May 27 at Oil Bowl Bowling Alley, 1102 W. Cotton St. in Longview. For information, call Moderator James Webb at (903) 736-1315.

First Christian Church, 720 N. Sixth St. in Longview, will have its annual garage sale Thursday, May 30, through Saturday, June 1. To donate items for the sale, contact Chris Shelton at (903) 353-4063. For more information, call (903) 753-7611.

Emmanuel Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1101 Indian Springs Road in Marshall, will offer free bi-weekly life skills classes at 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays. For information, call (903) 935-5884.

Theology on Tap, Oil Horse Brewing Co., a microbrewery at 101 W. Tyler St. in downtown Longview. A group of mostly 30-something ministers taps into a way to talk about religion away from the confined settings of a church. This group will meet at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month.

McCary’s Chapel United Methodist Church Food Pantry is open 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Fellowship Hall, 5758 Old Highway 135 North in Liberty City, for residents of Sabine ISD. Proof of residency is required. For information, call (903) 984-5622.

Vacation Bible SchoolPerry Clay Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 3704 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Longview, 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 3-5. For information, call Becky King at (903) 736-2045.

Calling all Vacation Bible Schools: The News-Journal would like to spread the word about area churches’ Vacation Bible School plans for this summer. Send information about dates, times, ages allowed, registration and contact information to clerks@news-journal.com

— Deadline for consideration for the Saturday Religion section is 5 p.m. Wednesday. Send notices by email to clerks@news-journal.com or fax Religion Events to (903) 757-3742.

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